Scientific Linux End of Life

Following the upstream release cycle:

Scientific Linux 7 reached End of Life June 30, 2024.

After this date no additional updates will be published for Scientific Linux 7.

Specifically, no security updates for SL7 will be published after June 30, 2024.

After June 30 2024:

– The installation trees will be moved into the ‘obsolete’ directory.

– Kickstart and yum operations against the old repository locations will no longer work.

– the official docker images for SL7 (docker pull sl:7) will be retired

— A copy of the final docker image will be placed in the ‘obsolete’ directory.

The files themselves will remain available under the ‘obsolete’ directory.[1]

Scientific Linux 7 is the final release of Scientific Linux

Users of Scientific Linux 7 should evaluate options for migrating to an actively maintained operating system.

Fermilab recommends Almalinux[2] at this time.

CentOS Stream 9[3] is also available.